We were at the Great Midwest Hot
Air Balloon Fest. The first one to
occur here in our neck of the
woods. It was a fundraiser for local
charities. One near and dear to our
hearts was Kansas City Hospice House.
They were true angels to our family
when Ken's Mom was ill. We were
happy to support them!
There were over 30 balloons that
competed, flew and demonstrated
over the weekend. We ate enough
goodies that we were stuffed to the
max and we watched the kids climb
walls, play games and get their faces
and hair painted.
put up their balloon.
the pilot for this balloon was
question by now as you can
see above and below.
of weather is not good for
sun makes an appearance, giving
us the idea that the severe weather
in the area had gone around us.
But "NO" lighting was beginning
which cancelled the mass "balloon
glow" but some of the pilots did
"fire up" their baskets.